Thirty-one lively drawings reproduce an exciting panorama of military attire. Complete instructions for accurately coloring the buckskin, fur, and feathered clothing of common soldiers, the distinctive colors of English, and French troops, and more.
Thirty-one lively drawings reproduce with complete authenticity uniforms from the American Revolution — British, French, German, and American. Each regiment is described briefly, with complete instructions for accurately coloring the buckskin, fur, and feathered clothing of common soldiers as well as the distinctive hues of the officers' uniforms. Peter Copeland, historical artist and consultant, has reconstructed these uniforms from early descriptions and other source material, illustrating many for the first time.